Monthly Archives: August 2012

Suffering from iDisorder

Realizing that I hardly talk on the phone but rely more on SMS and WhatsApp – and occasionally suffering from slips of the thumb, rather than of the tongue – I intend to change my price plan with SingTel soon. … Continue reading

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Letting Go of Tiger

They are fighting over Tiger. The Dutch want to pay S$7.7 billion to take over Asia Pacific Breweries, formerly known as Malaysian Breweries, maker of Tiger Beer. I’m cognIzant of Tiger’s pedigree, that it is a beer manufactured by a … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Our Glorious Nation

I couldn’t stop thinking about the new MacBook Pro with Retina display. I went to Apple’s online store, clicked all the specifications I wanted and saw that the price came up to S$5216/-. But I did not click “Check Out … Continue reading

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Morta by Becker

This one’s a morta or bog-oak pipe by Paolo Becker. Morta is wood from trees that have been buried and fossilized in peat bogs. (Think Laphroaig.)

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Another Castello

Sea Rock Briar Bent Pot with Silver Nail:

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Bokehlicious! Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100

David Pogue of The New York Times calls this the best pocket camera ever made. No photos this good have ever come from a camera this small, he says. The RX100 has a huge one-inch sensor – the biggest ever … Continue reading

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